Pat Quinn’s office says he’s making progress in clearing a backlog of more than 2,500 requests.
Governor wins battle in shortened veto session.
Governor Quinn has now offered to sell Tamms Prison to the federal government.
Illinois looks for inmates collecting unemployment .
The trouble is the commission is supposed to be looking into laws that ban convics from jobs has yet to meet.
John Maki,with the John Howard Association of Illinois, says Meritorious Good Time should be reinstated, because the result is overcrowded prisons.